China Fashion Week, futuristic fashion, avant garde, girl in white by http://FuturisticNews.com

China Fashion Week, futuristic fashion, avant garde, girl in white by http://FuturisticNews.com

Paper artist Stuart McLachlan’s unique creation praises the wacky fashion on display at World of WearableArt...

Paper artist Stuart McLachlan’s unique creation praises the wacky fashion on display at World of WearableArt...

Susan Saladino - The Last Bird #1  30" x 24" x 20"	  clay, twigs, oxides, underglaze, applied pigments

Susan Saladino - The Last Bird #1 30" x 24" x 20" clay, twigs, oxides, underglaze, applied pigments

The word Egungun refers to masking associated with honored male lineage ancestors. Egungun masquerades are performed throughout Yorubaland but the costune styles are extremely diverse as a result of both regional preferences and the fertile imagination of artists and patrons. Many Egungun costumes consist entirely of costly and extravagantly embellished cloth while others include carved headdresses.

The word Egungun refers to masking associated with honored male lineage ancestors. Egungun masquerades are performed throughout Yorubaland but the costune styles are extremely diverse as a result of both regional preferences and the fertile imagination of artists and patrons. Many Egungun costumes consist entirely of costly and extravagantly embellished cloth while others include carved headdresses.

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